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Find out what your peers are saying about IBM Power Systems vs. Intel Server System and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
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Pros
"The performance is the solution's most valuable asset. It has one of the highest levels of performance I have ever seen. It's quite remarkable, in that sense.""The initial setup is simple and straightforward."

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"It is stable and easy to manage."

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Cons
"It would be ideal if the solution was more simple to work with.""Technical support and documentation need to be improved."

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"The shipment time can be improved. When we order Intel products, we have to wait for a long time. They can increase the local services and engineers in China. Local engineers will be able to know and understand customer problems much better."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The pricing is reasonable."

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"It is not expensive."

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IBM OpenPOWER LC
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Overview
IBM Power Systems are built to crush the most advanced data applications - from the mission-critical workloads you run today to the next generation of AI.

Storage is simple with the Intel Storage System JBOD2000 family, a 2U form factor system with support for twelve 3.5" LFF or twenty-four 2.5" SFF drives with a single or multi-cable connectivity. The JBOD2000 family includes redundant, hot-swap fans and the option for redundant, hot-swap power supplies. The JBOD2000S2 products support 6Gb/s SAS/SATA connectivity via industry-standard SFF-8088 connectors with the latest JBOD2000S3 version supports up to 12 Gb/s SAS connectivity via industry standard SFF-8644 connectors. All these JBOD offerings are designed to provide highly available and easily expandable storage for Intel servers at an affordable price point.

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Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm30%
Retailer15%
Manufacturing Company10%
Media Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company41%
Comms Service Provider21%
Manufacturing Company7%
Media Company4%
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Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise68%
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IBM Power Systems is ranked 4th in Rack Servers with 2 reviews while Intel Server System is ranked 10th in Rack Servers with 1 review. IBM Power Systems is rated 8.0, while Intel Server System is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of IBM Power Systems writes "Great performance, a huge capacity for memory, and has a very good PowerVC". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Intel Server System writes "Stable and easy to manage, but needs better shipment time and local support". IBM Power Systems is most compared with Oracle SPARC Servers, Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers, HPE ProLiant DL Servers, Lenovo ThinkSystem Rack Servers and Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers, whereas Intel Server System is most compared with Oracle SPARC Servers, Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Servers, HPE ProLiant DL Servers and HPE Apollo.

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